Summer Travel Between The Basin And PDX Just Got Cheaper… For The Summer

Klamath Falls, Ore. – If you’re heading to Portland this summer, you’ll be thrilled to hear you can do it for a lot less if you fly out of the Klamath Falls/Crater Lake Airport on PenAir.   A one way fare of $89 dollars between Klamath Falls and Portland is available for travel between...
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KFCS Budget Committee Passes Budget, Goes To School Board Now

Klamath Falls, Ore. – Last night at the Klamath City School District Budget Committee meeting, some Basin residents gave their two cents during the public comment section. They turned out to speak out because they heard that KFCS might cut/reduce music programs. But at the end of the meeting, the Budget Committee said they...
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National Give Back Day Coming Tomorrow, Thursday May 18th

Klamath Falls, Ore. – Expanding off the district’s success, the Blue Zones Project brings volunteer projects to community members tomorrow Thursday May 18th for National Give Back Day. The Klamath Falls City School District and Blue Zones Project are collaborating after an idea started 3 years ago with Klamath Union High School, Give Back...
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Recap Of The Klamath Falls City School District Board Meeting, May 2017

Klamath Falls, Ore. – On Monday May 8th, the Klamath Falls City School Board held their regular board meeting. The meeting opened with public comment – and just one person, Gary Langdon was the only person to make a statement. Mr. Langdon has a daughter at Eagle Ridge. He’s also been in the food...
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May’s DEQ Meeting Cancelled, Will Meet In June

Salem, Ore. – Since mid 2016, the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) and the Oregon Health Authority (OHA) have been working on human health-based industrial air toxic regulations. This process is intended to ensure science and data inform the Cleaner Air Oregon rule writing process. They were hoping to have information available at...
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Klamath County Special Districts Election Today, Tuesday May 16th

Klamath Falls, Ore – Statewide, over one thousand people are running for school board positions in tomorrow’s election. That’s the highest number since 2009 according to the Oregon School Boards Association. With May 2015 being the year that the least number of people ran, only 817.   There are 802 open positions across the...
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Takings Class Action Suit Forms Due This Friday, May 19th

Klamath Falls, Ore. – This Friday May 19th is the deadline to submit claim forms for the Takings class action lawsuit.  You can get the forms online at KWUA website. If you’re an Irrigator and believe you were impacted by the “shutoff” in 2001 you may be eligible for compensation in this class action...
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Senator Merkley’s Statement On Oregon Not Getting Disaster Funds

Washington, D.C. –  Oregon’s Senator Jeff Merkley released a statement Monday May 15th, after President Trump announced he is denying our state’s request for a disaster declaration for Baker, Columbia, Curry, Deschutes, Hood River, Josephine, Malheur, Multnomah, Union and Washington counties following major winter storm damage: “I am deeply disappointed that President Trump is...
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Safety Belt Blitz Underway In Klamath County Now Through Memorial Day Weekend

Salem, Ore. – The Oregon State Sheriff’s Association (OSSA) through the Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT), has awarded the Klamath County Sheriff’s Office grant money totalling $19,500 to be used for traffic safety.   The grant money will be broken up in two sections, $15-thousand dollars to increase traffic enforcement with focused patrols for...
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HAZMAT Exercise Tuesday May 16th

Klamath Falls, Ore. – Tomorrow Tuesday May 16th, there’ll be a Hazardous Materials Training (HAZMAT) Exercise at KCFD 1’s Station 5, located on Lakeshore Drive at Hwy 140. The joint training exercise, which is designed with the community in mind, will include Klamath County Fire District No. 1 (KCFD1), Klamath/Lake County Hazmat Team 4...
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